Piano Pieces is a ballet made for New York City Ballet's Tschaikovsky Festival by balletmaster Jerome Robbins to the composer's music:
- Danse Characteristique, Op. 72, No. 4
- Le Paysan Prelude, Op. 39, No. 12
- Chanson Populaire, Op. 39, No. 13
- Polka, Op. 39, No. 14
- Le Petit Cavalier, Op. 39, No. 3
- Reverie, Op. 9, No. 1
- La Sorciere, Op. 39, No. 20
- November, Op. 37b, No. 11
- Natha-Valse, Op. 51, No. 4
- Mazurka, Op. 39, No. 1
- October-Chant d'automne, Op. 37b, No. 10
- Polka de Salon, Op. 9, No. 2
- Juin - Barcarolle, Op. 37b, No. 6
- Scherzo a la Russe, Op. 1, No. 1
The premiere took place on June 11, 1981, at the New York State Theater, Lincoln Center, with costumes by Ben Benson and lighting by Ronald Bates.
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